Entrepreneurial Seed

Halummo is a project that was implemented by PalVision and funded by Interchurch Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO), which aimed to address youth unemployment issue in Jerusalem by targeting talented Jerusalemite youth with social and/or green entrepreneurship project ideas that can turn into successful start-ups. Thereby, the project aspires to promote youth social and green entrepreneurship to generate local employment through supporting innovative ideas, using local resources, and preserving traditional ways of producing.

The project offered the young entrepreneurs with an intensive capacity building training for 10 young entrepreneurs age between 24-29 from East Jerusalem on product cost, marketing and branding, accounting, Israeli and Palestinian regulations and policies, business obligations, networking, and business management. The young entrepreneurs were ready to pitch their entrepreneurial initiatives, network and gain the opportunity to attract investors to be able to grow their businesses through a series of meetings and trainings. Moreover, the project supported the selected and provided 6 young entrepreneurs with small grants to assist them in launching and establishing their small enterprises.